K-State Research and Extension News
March 20, 2013
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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events


MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension is offering these events, available to all interested persons. For more information about these, as well as more localized events, check with your local K-State Research and Extension office.


Family and Youth Events

* March 22 – Keeping Your Family Safe on the Farm – St. Francis – 785-332-3171

* March 25 - TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) options: Promoting Knowledge Salina - 785-309-5850 or lmnewman@ksu.edu

* March 28-29, April 4-5 - Kansas Optimizing Health Program Leader Training – Hays - www.kdheks.gov/arthritis/kohp.htm

* April 11 - TBIoptions: Promoting Knowledge – Hutchinson - 620-662-2371 or jenj@ksu.edu

* April 17 – Kansas 4-H Food Judges Training – Manhattan – 785-537-6350

* April 19 - Kansas Nutrition Council Conference
– Salina - www.sneb.org/about/knc.html

* April 26 - Full Circle...An Aging Expo-Find Answers, Get Ideas, Get Inspired - Oakley - 785-462-6281 or lcurry@ksu.edu

* April 26 - Aging with Attitude Regional Expo
- Parsons - 620-431-1530

* April 27 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – El Dorado – 316-321-9660

* May 9 – Kansas 4-H Food Judges Training – Lyons – 620-257-5131

* May 28-31 – Kansas 4-H Discovery Days
– Manhattan - 785-532-5800

* May 29 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Belleville – 785-527-5084

* June 3 – Kansas 4-H Food Judges Training – Hutchinson – 620-662-2371

* June 4 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Hutchinson – 620-662-2371

* June 5 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Salina – 785-392-2147

* June 12 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Wichita – 620-660-0100

* June 14 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Washington – 785-527-5084

* June 25 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Winfield – 620-221-5450

* June 27 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop – Holton – 785-863-2212

* July 30 – Preserving the Harvest Workshop
– Wichita – 620-660-0100




Gardening Events

* March 23 – Advanced Irrigation Methods for Market Growers – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* March 23 – Grow Good Food Workshop – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://growgoodfood.eventbrite.com/#

* April 2 – Basic Lawn Care – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://lawnwaterclassks-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

* April 6 – Tree Festival – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* April 9 – Lawn Problems – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://lawnwaterclassks-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

* April 13 – Building and Managing Healthy Soils – Kearny, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* April 16 – Efficient Lawn Watering – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://lawnwaterclassks-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

* May 13 – Post-Harvest Handling and Food Safety – Lawrencewww.growinggrowers.com

* June 1-2 – Douglas County EMG Garden Tour – Lawrence785-843-7058

* June 10 – Drip Irrigation and Small Farm Equipment – Olathe, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* July 13 – Weed, Pest and Disease Management – Kansas City, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* July 27 – K-State Horticulture Research Center Open House – Olathe, Kan. – 913-715-7000

* Aug. 5 – Successful Microclimate Modification in Difficult Climates - Olathe, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* Aug. 24 – Introduction to Fruit Production – Lone Jack, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* Sept. 14 – Farm Business Planning and Management – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com






Agriculture Events


* March 22 – Keeping Your Family Safe on the Farm
– St. Francis – 785-332-3171

* March 23 - Junior Meat Goat Producer Day
- Manhattan - 785-532-1255

* March 26 – Passing Down the Farm
– Valley Falls – 785-364-4125

* March 27 – Southern Plains Drought Summit – Pratt – 620-886-3971

* April 2 – Trichomoniasis (Trich) Informational Meeting – St. Francis – 785-332-3171

* April 5 – Midwest Processed/Cured Meat Workshop – Manhattan – lboyle@ksu.edu

* June 5-8 - Animal Sciences Leadership Academy - Manhattan - 785-532-1264

* June 13-14 Youth Horse Judging Camp (Advanced) - Manhattan – 785-532-1268

* June 17 Youth Horse Judging Camp (Beginner) - Manhattan – 785-532-1268

* Oct. 29-30 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Kansas City – 913-685-2600

* Oct. 30-31 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Topeka – 785-234-5400

* Nov. 5-6 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Garden City – 620-275-7471

* Nov. 6-7 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Colby – 785-462-3833

* Nov. 7-8 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Hays – 785-628-5305

* Dec. 2-3 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Wichita – 316-651-0333

* Dec. 3-4 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Salina – 785-823-5606

* Dec. 11-12 – Kansas Income Tax Institute
– Pittsburg – 620-235-4791

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K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Elaine Edwards
elainee@ksu.edu
K-State Research & Extension News

Mary Lou Peter – mlpeter@ksu.edu